Trigger Warning – Suicide Crisis Summit meet with Premier Colin Barnett

Trigger Warning Video of the delegates from the Suicide Crisis Summit meeting with Premier Colin Barnett held by Dumbartung Aboriginal Corporation on 21st May 2013 regarding the suicide epidemic across our communities… [youtube=http://youtu.be/JuAOV1HLvgI] Dumbartung Aboriginal Corporation executive officer Robert Eggington presented a list of outcomes from the meeting with the Commissioner for Mental Health Eddie Bartnik and others […]

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Treaty, sovereignty, empowerment the key factors for meaningful Recognition

National Indigenous Times – Editorial John Rowsthorne We fear the Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd and the leader of the Coalition, Tony Abbott are missing the most important point about recognition of Australia’s First Peoples. Perhaps they are doing so deliberately, perhaps they believe by promoting recognition of Indigenous Australians in the constitution it takes people’s […]

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Remembering the Apology with Reconciliation SA

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LXqqfrrKzug] Reconciliation SA Breakfast on the Fifth Anniversary of the Apology to the Stolen Generations The Apology – 5 Years On 13 February 2013 Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide Direct transcript of Kevin Rudd’s speech ‘The Apology – 5 Years On Thank you for those very warm, South Australian words of welcome. It’s good to be […]

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Media Wrap-Up 13/14 March 2013

PARLIAMENT VOTES FOR INDIGENOUS RECOGNITION •       PATRICIA KARVELAS •       The Australian •       February 13, 2013 10:16AM THE nation’s federal parliament has voted in favour of an historic act of recognition which commits Australia to changing the Constitution to acknowledge indigenous Australians, with Tony Abbott and Julia Gillard joining together in a momentous symbolic gesture, on […]

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In the Media

Hug for Rudd on apology anniversary Updated    23 minutes ago         Photo:       Mandy Brown sobbed and hugged Kevin Rudd Related Story:       Politicians unite on Indigenous recognition vote Map:         Adelaide 5000 An Aboriginal woman has cried and hugged Kevin Rudd on stage as she thanked him for the national apology he gave in Federal Parliament […]

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